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· January, 2011

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from January, 2011

Russia: Bloggers Protest Against Educational Reform

Russia: Blogger Released After 14 Months of Penal Colony

Ukraine: “Three Nations”?

Russia: Valeria Novodvorskaya's Blog Hacked

Ukraine: Photos of Hutsuls

Russia, Ukraine: More Tributes to Playwright Anna Yablonskaya

Czech Republic: The Czech Roma During the Holocaust

Romania: Accession to the Schengen Zone

Serbia, Kosovo: Comment on Dick Marty's Report

Ukraine: Support “The Pickle Project”!

Hungary: New Media Law To Be Modified?

Hungary: Filtering Foreign Media Content?

Albania: Anti-Government Protest in Tirana

Czech Republic: Lawyers Uncertain About Ukrainian Politician's Right to Asylum

Bulgaria: Sofia's Sugar Factory Tragedy

Ukraine: The Newest Euro 2012 Scandal

Poland: Blogger Prosecuted for Criticizing Local Mayor

Jakub Górnicki writes about the case of Łukasz Kaprowicz, a Polish journalist and blogger who was sued for defamation after he had criticized the mayor of the town of Mosina...

Ukraine: YouTube Helps Discipline Traffic Police

Tetyana Bohdanova reports on how Ukrainians are using the Internet to expose unlawful actions committed by traffic police.

Ukraine: Police Treatment of Foreigners Raises Concerns Ahead of Euro 2012

Tetyana Bohdanova reviews the netizens' reactions to a recent episode of ill-treatment of foreigners by the Ukrainian police, a trend that is especially alarming since Ukraine is currently preparing to...

Russia: Domodedovo Bombings Expose Imbalance Between Traditional and Social Media

Social media played a significant role in the coverage of the terrorist attack in Domodedovo International Airport near Moscow. Russian bloggers and journalists discussed the consequences of increasing role of...

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